Friday, March 29, 2013

Reader's Agenda Fri 3/29: "100 Acts of Sewing," Psycho/Hitchcock double feature, and Frank Fairfield

Posted By on 03.29.13 at 06:06 AM

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Looking for something to do today? Agenda's got you covered:

To show people they don't have to rely on mass-produced "fast fashion" and to celebrate the art of handcrafted clothing, fiber artist Sonya Philip shows off her year's yield in "100 Acts of Sewing," a new exhibit at Lillstreet Art Center.

An evening of meta movie magic awaits you at the Gene Siskel Film Center with back-to-back screenings of Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 classic Psycho and Sacha Gervasi's recent Hitchcock, a dramatized account of the making of Psycho that stars Anthony Hopkins as Hitchcock. Confused yet? Just be grateful they didn't throw in Gus Van Sant's shot-for-shot remake.

"California singer and multi-instrumentalist Frank Fairfield was born during Reagan’s second term, but he looks like he walked straight out of a Depression-era Farm Security Administration photograph and sounds like someone from Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music," writes Bill Meyer in Soundboard. Catch Fairfield's set at Schubas. Andrew Pelletier opens.

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